Posts Tagged macguffin

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The Mermaid

Friday, September 10, 2010 No Comments

The Mermaid is a Russian film about a girl who decides to stop talking in order for her wishes to come true, sort of. You see, the narrative in the movie wasn’t very tight. In fact, it felt like it was more about her character and her reactions and emotions instead of an actual plot. […]

35 shots of rum

35 Shots of Rum

Friday, August 27, 2010 No Comments

The opening sequence to 35 Shots of Rum gave off a vibe that made me think that I was in for a heartwarming experience lush with dramatic intrigue. Halfway through the movie I realized how wrong I was in my assessment. The story of pretty much nothing, had no MacGuffin or character development. In fact, […]

Youth In Revolt

Youth In Revolt

Monday, February 22, 2010 No Comments

Youth In Revolt was boring, unfunny, and what was supposed to be the MacGuffin, Cera’s character’s dual personality, was but a side-plot, a mere drop in the bucket. Also, very little was resolved. The majority of what transpired was shoved aside, left unraveled. The movie is, simply put, a waste of film, or whatever digital […]